Childcare Level 2 Apprenticeship Little Blossoms Day Nursery

Little Blossoms Day Nursery are looking for a Level 2 childcare apprentice to join their dedicated and friendly team. The role will include supporting children, making learning fun, providing care for children from 3mths to 8yrs (with an after-school club). This is an ideal role for anyone who has a passion for working with children.

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Closing date: 18 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40

    Uniform provided

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    24 Jul 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000185686

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To help to set up the room(s) for the daily programme and to help tidy away and clean at the end of the session
  • To be a key personal assistant to a small group of children, liaising closely and building an effective relationship with parents/carers and ensuring each child's needs are recognised and met
  • Work in partnership with parents/carers and other family members
  • To advise the Manager of any concerns e.g. over children, parents or the safety of equipment, preserving confidentiality as necessary
  • To assist with the teaching of children to a high standard, offering an appropriate level of support and stimulating play experiences
  • To ensure that children are kept safe and that you understand when to follow child protection procedures
  • To support mealtimes within the setting

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Plus Internal Training will be provided at the location. Training is ongoing throughout the apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills (if applicable)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, the right candidate could progress into a full-time position

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

Little Blossom Day Nursery is a private day nursery registered with OFSTED to provide care for children aged from 3 months to 8 years old (With an after school program). Opened in 2008 and currently rated GOOD by OFSTED. We work closely with the Local Education Authority (Early Years Team). We follow the guidelines set out in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). We ensure all children's needs come first through play and learning.

Employer

Little Blossoms Day Nursery

Address

Ivydene

St. Fillans Road

London

SE6 1DG

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Training

Training provider

ACADEMY 1 SPORTS LTD

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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